The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 156 188 195
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 735 568 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.17% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 2.59% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 321 289
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 28
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £28.75 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.95% -10.52%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 431 £438 +9.37% 83
South East +50 142 £364 +21.25% 35
East of England +29 56 £263 -4.54% 18
West Midlands +26 42 £306 +11.36% 11
Yorkshire -7 33 £325 +91.17% 17
East Midlands +1 16 £125 -57.62% 10
South West +9 15 £200 -9.09% 10
North West -63 12 £241 -29.04% 23
Midlands -2 1 - -
North East -22 1 £360 +44.00% 3
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 531 (41.23%) HTML
2 459 (35.64%) CSS
3 445 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 389 (30.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 316 (24.53%) Photoshop
6 283 (21.97%) Java
6 283 (21.97%) User Experience
7 262 (20.34%) Marketing
8 229 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 211 (16.38%) jQuery
10 197 (15.30%) HTML5
11 196 (15.22%) CMS
12 189 (14.67%) E-Commerce
12 189 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 183 (14.21%) Adobe Illustrator
14 170 (13.20%) Content Management
15 167 (12.97%) Analytics
16 150 (11.65%) CSS3
16 150 (11.65%) Degree
17 148 (11.49%) Microsoft
18 129 (10.02%) Finance
19 125 (9.70%) Adobe Analytics
20 120 (9.32%) MS Office
21 109 (8.46%) Web Design
22 105 (8.15%) J2EE
22 105 (8.15%) Oracle
23 103 (8.00%) XML
24 98 (7.61%) Google
24 98 (7.61%) Mobile App
25 97 (7.53%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 389 (30.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 196 (15.22%) CMS
3 44 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.02%) JBoss
4 26 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.94%) Apache
6 22 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.71%) IBM Notes
6 22 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 22 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 21 (1.63%) Confluence
8 18 (1.40%) Node.js
8 18 (1.40%) WordPress
8 18 (1.40%) Drupal
8 18 (1.40%) SAS
9 17 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.24%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.09%) Lync
12 14 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 316 (24.53%) Photoshop
2 189 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 183 (14.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 120 (9.32%) MS Office
5 84 (6.52%) InDesign
6 64 (4.97%) MS Excel
7 51 (3.96%) Adobe Captivate
8 37 (2.87%) Acrobat
9 32 (2.48%) MS Visio
10 28 (2.17%) Fireworks
11 25 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
12 22 (1.71%) Adobe After Effects
13 19 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (0.93%) 3ds Max
15 11 (0.85%) Shockwave
16 10 (0.78%) MS Project
16 10 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.54%) GIMP
17 7 (0.54%) ImageReady
17 7 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (3.26%) Adobe Campaign
2 30 (2.33%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.85%) SAP PSCD
3 11 (0.85%) Tridion
4 8 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.54%) SAP MDM
5 7 (0.54%) Magento
5 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.47%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.23%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.16%) Optimost
8 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.16%) Exstream
8 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.078%) Maximo
9 1 (0.078%) SAP xRPM
9 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (9.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 67 (5.20%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.85%) GitHub
4 9 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.54%) Office 365
6 6 (0.47%) SaaS
7 5 (0.39%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.16%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.16%) Responsys
10 1 (0.078%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.078%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.27%) Internet
2 23 (1.79%) HTTP
3 21 (1.63%) Intranet
4 15 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.01%) VPN
6 12 (0.93%) DNS
7 11 (0.85%) SSL
8 9 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.70%) SMS
8 9 (0.70%) WebEx
9 8 (0.62%) DHCP
9 8 (0.62%) Firewall
10 7 (0.54%) LDAP
10 7 (0.54%) LAN
11 6 (0.47%) Broadband
11 6 (0.47%) WAN
12 5 (0.39%) Wireless
12 5 (0.39%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.39%) IMAP
12 5 (0.39%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.48%) MongoDB
3 28 (2.17%) MySQL
4 24 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (1.32%) Redis
6 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (1.24%) CouchDB
8 14 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.47%) Jackrabbit
12 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.31%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 67 (5.20%) Axure RP
2 60 (4.66%) Dreamweaver
3 48 (3.73%) JIRA
4 42 (3.26%) Subversion
5 41 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 37 (2.87%) Maven
7 24 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 21 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 17 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.09%) Mockito
13 13 (1.01%) Selenium
13 13 (1.01%) Grunt
14 10 (0.78%) JUnit
15 9 (0.70%) Ant
15 9 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.54%) Firebug
16 7 (0.54%) Fiddler
16 7 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 262 (20.34%) Marketing
2 129 (10.02%) Finance
3 82 (6.37%) Retail
4 58 (4.50%) Banking
5 53 (4.11%) Publishing
6 48 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.72%) Legal
8 33 (2.56%) Advertising
9 30 (2.33%) Games
10 20 (1.55%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.55%) Interactive Media
11 14 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.93%) Arabic Language
13 9 (0.70%) Billing
14 8 (0.62%) Electronics
14 8 (0.62%) Automotive
14 8 (0.62%) Law
15 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 452 (35.09%) Developer
2 277 (21.51%) Designer
3 127 (9.86%) Analyst
4 81 (6.29%) Architect
5 73 (5.67%) Front-End Developer
6 72 (5.59%) Consultant
7 66 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 61 (4.74%) Web Developer
9 57 (4.43%) UX Designer
10 52 (4.04%) UI Designer
11 51 (3.96%) UI Developer
12 50 (3.88%) Web Designer
12 50 (3.88%) UI Programmer
13 41 (3.18%) Graphic Designer
14 39 (3.03%) Senior Designer
15 33 (2.56%) Project Manager
15 33 (2.56%) Business Analyst
16 32 (2.48%) Senior Developer
17 31 (2.41%) Junior
18 30 (2.33%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (41.23%) HTML
2 459 (35.64%) CSS
3 211 (16.38%) jQuery
4 197 (15.30%) HTML5
5 150 (11.65%) CSS3
6 105 (8.15%) J2EE
7 103 (8.00%) XML
8 93 (7.22%) Flash
9 77 (5.98%) AngularJS
10 67 (5.20%) .NET
11 64 (4.97%) Web Services
12 63 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 56 (4.35%) JSP
14 51 (3.96%) Sass
15 50 (3.88%) XHTML
15 50 (3.88%) Ajax
16 42 (3.26%) Spring
17 40 (3.11%) Backbone.js
17 40 (3.11%) REST
18 38 (2.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 283 (21.97%) User Experience
2 98 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 79 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.05%) Graphic Design
5 51 (3.96%) E-Learning
6 40 (3.11%) Social Media
7 35 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 32 (2.48%) W3C
9 27 (2.10%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.63%) iPad
12 18 (1.40%) Video Editing
13 13 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.01%) RIA
13 13 (1.01%) iPhone
14 12 (0.93%) BYOD
15 11 (0.85%) Copywriting
16 10 (0.78%) Photography
16 10 (0.78%) Blackberry
17 9 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.53%) Windows
2 37 (2.87%) Android
3 35 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.41%) Linux
5 26 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.63%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.16%) UNIX
8 13 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.23%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (14.67%) E-Commerce
3 170 (13.20%) Content Management
4 167 (12.97%) Analytics
5 109 (8.46%) Web Design
6 89 (6.91%) Project Management
7 79 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
8 72 (5.59%) Scrum
9 67 (5.20%) Web Analytics
10 65 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 63 (4.89%) ITIL
12 61 (4.74%) SEO
13 56 (4.35%) Information Architecture
14 55 (4.27%) OO
15 54 (4.19%) TDD
16 52 (4.04%) CRM
17 48 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (3.26%) MVC
20 41 (3.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 445 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 283 (21.97%) Java
3 95 (7.38%) SQL
4 37 (2.87%) PHP
5 25 (1.94%) C#
6 19 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.24%) Ruby
8 15 (1.16%) VBScript
8 15 (1.16%) ActionScript
9 14 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 14 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 13 (1.01%) Perl
11 11 (0.85%) Python
12 10 (0.78%) ABAP
13 8 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
15 6 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.39%) C
16 5 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 150 (11.65%) Degree
2 17 (1.32%) MCP
3 13 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.78%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.39%) HND
7 5 (0.39%) MCSE
8 4 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.31%) ACTC
9 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.23%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CCNA
9 3 (0.23%) ISEB
10 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.16%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.94%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.78%) vSphere
4 6 (0.47%) Varnish
4 6 (0.47%) XenApp
5 5 (0.39%) vCloud
5 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.078%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (1.71%) SCCM
2 10 (0.78%) Casper Suite
3 8 (0.62%) Puppet
4 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.39%) Netcool
4 5 (0.39%) Rundeck
5 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.31%) Kibana
6 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.16%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.078%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.078%) DameWare
8 1 (0.078%) WMI
8 1 (0.078%) OpenView
8 1 (0.078%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 148 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.15%) Oracle
3 98 (7.61%) Google
4 47 (3.65%) Omniture
5 44 (3.42%) Citrix
6 39 (3.03%) Apple
7 37 (2.87%) SAP
8 34 (2.64%) hybris
9 32 (2.48%) IBM
10 28 (2.17%) Symantec
11 27 (2.10%) Cisco
12 26 (2.02%) Sitecore
13 23 (1.79%) VMware
13 23 (1.79%) Remedy
13 23 (1.79%) McAfee
14 22 (1.71%) Lotus
15 17 (1.32%) Business Objects
15 17 (1.32%) Tableau
16 16 (1.24%) ATG
16 16 (1.24%) EPiServer
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